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.. remember george w. bush's drunk driving arrest that was revealeled the weekend before the 202000 campaign and came close to costing him the electioion. romney as smart people. they did this with him. things like the swiss bank account and the cayman islands and in bermuda and luxembourg and all that stuff ce up, an his ta rates and romney went right through the stop sign. he did not want to discuss h his self-absorption witith money -- this is a man who has been running for president for most of the 21s century. thiss not something that just jumped out at him he has made this decision, and he allowed barack oba to put him squary thehe defensive as farars jobs, there is one figure to remember -- more jobs created last year under barack obama in the private sector than in the eight years of george w.. bush's presiden in the private sector. >> even "the wall street journal" editorial-page says that romney has squanderered the susummer because he has let obama and define him ass a w wealthy elitist, and then a they excoriated him for being shot in the testy in n front of his mansion on the la
from, we faced the biggest job losses since the great depression, that's what george w. bush and his failed policies left to us. we have put together as a nation, under president obama's leadership, 28 months of private sector jobs growth. would we like to be happening faster? you bet we would. we have to admit that the tea party republican congress has done everything in their power to stall this recovery. you know what, perhaps they might succeed. but our direction remains a direction forward. no one can argue the fact that last year, we created more jobs last year than were created in all of the eight years of george w. bush, that happened in 2010 as well. we need to keep moving forward. it would be great if the people of our country make change and put in some people who will create jobs. >> governor jindal, what about that point, this is forward motion, it is job creation and more, overall, than the bush administration created? >> well, terry, let's look at the facts of the full four years, where president obama has been president, we have lost more than 500,000 jobs. you look a
. >> former president george w. bush will be skipping the republican national convention. mr. bush is grateful for the invitation but said he is enjoying his time off. the spokesperson said mr. romney will be a great president. >> and we want to turn back to our coverage of the shooting massacre in colorado. short time ago, police briefed the media on the latest on their investigation. >> and all of this comes as additional family and loved ones are speaking out about the who are filing sequence of events. we are live in aurora, colorado. sandra thanks for joining us. what can you tell us about the reports that we are hearing that holmes dyed his hair red and called himself the joker? >> that's right. federal law enforcement sources say that that is, in fact, the case. the suspect apparently dyed his hair head -- red and said he was the joker and they are trying to find out a motive and not releasing any evidence in the investigation so far but the real hot spot is the one-bedroom apartment that the 24-year-old lived in which was walking distance to t
years, george h.w. b bush, 14 years. these are people who became to president it makes you wonder, what is in there? >> colby? >> 57% of the american people want him to releashis tax returns. you have republicans who want him to release hisax returns. i was thinking this was a non- issue until i heard george will say this makes you wonder if he has something to hide. >> roger? >> this is a loser of anan issue for george romney. >> mitt romneney. george is the father. >>itt romney, sorry. democratic surrogates are going around and saying that one man has seen romney's tax returns. it was john mccain, when he was a vetting him for vice president. the first thing mcca did was say, "taiwan sarahalin instead." -- i want sarah palin instead." why not t just do it? why not just tell us what was in the cayman islands, the swiss bank accounts? romney separatesimlf from the massive average american people by doing this. >> first of all, cain said that he look at them and his answswer was not to go for sarah palin. his answer was, "i look in them there was nothing in them." ther he is lying and yo
's watch, there have been more jobs lost than created. at this point in george w. bush's first term, even more jobs were lost. accurate or not, you'll see more ads like this, because the campaign, both of them, diane, are convinced their working. >> jon, great to have you reporting in tonight. >>> and coming up here, a living room explodes in flames. the fire extinguisher the only defense. we put some real families to the test and they failed. would you know what to do? [ mosquitoes buzzing ] ♪ [ female announcer ] repel mosquitoes without spraying your skin. try off! clip-on repellant. in minutes, its fan surrounds you, head to toe with effective odorless protection. whether it's at a game, enjoying family, or just relaxing, repel mosquitoes away without a spray. off! clip-on. keeps bugs off. sc johnson. a family company. my feet and exactly where i needed more support. i had tired, achy feet. until i got my number. my dr. scholl's custom fit orthotics number. now i'm a believer. you'll be a believer, too. learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap!
-election. there was also then governor george w. bush his hands touching the wall. there had been other famous faces, elizabeth taylor and richard burton in 1975 but it was in 2000 world watched an ailing pope john paul ii making an historic trip attempting build a stronger relationship between catholics and jews we wish to commit ourselves to genuine brotherhood with the people and tonight two more prayers added with quiet wishes from america. all of those powerful moments from the western wall. that is the broadcast tonight from jerusalem. diane sawyer right back at the desk tomorrow night. for sharyn alfonsi back in new york and for all of us have a good evening. good night from jerusalem.
party, former president george w. bush, will not be attending the republican contention next month. he will not be speaking there. he said he prefers to stay out of politics. but stepping into the public eye today, his wife, former first lady laura bush, in washington, d.c. she was attending an international aids conference, and abc's jon karl had a chance to sit down for an exclusive interview with her. >> reporter: i was surprised to see neither you nor president bush are going to the republican convention. >> that's right. >> reporter: why is that? >> well, both bushes are not going. george's dad played the age card. but we just felt like we, you know, we'll be watching from the sidelines. >> reporter: but she's not afraid to take on republicans who want to cut foreign aid. >> it's in our moral interest as a country, the wealthiest country in the world, and we still are the wealthiest country in the world, to help other people, if we can. >> reporter: as president, her husband launched a $15 billion effort to fight aids in africa. something that caused aids activist elton john this
came when her husband came for re-election. and then governor george w. bush. his hands touching the wall. other famous faces elizabeth taylor, richard burton in 1975. and in 2000, ailing pope benedict xvi making hand historic trip attempting to build a stronger relationship with catholics and jews, we wish to commit ourselves to genuine brotherhood to the people. two more prayers added with quiet wishes from america. mr. and mrs. romney, writing the prayers together, adding to so many powerful moments at the western wall. david muir, abc news, jerusalem. >> and, again this is just about halfway through his international tour. he said, he said yesterday, that preventing iran from obtaining nuclear capabilities that is going to be his highest national security priority. >> right. and david, part of the interview, pressed him, said your strategy in terms of iran, israel doesn't seem too different from how the obama administration handed it. we will see if there is a strict difference here. some have been critical saying, israel, american tensions have never been worse than right no
, but then again for george w. bush in 2000, i had a couple of calls from politicians, said, you know, it really helped me in my race back home because i was on the list. somebody could leak the fact that they were on the list. but that was the big list. it was easy to get on the big list. the tough one is the small list. the one is really under consideration. the test to get on that small list, is this person capable of being the president of the united states? and that's a very, very short list. >> what about the other considerations? can you reach out to a specific demographic, a woman or a hispanic? >> those are important issues. they should never be allowed to override that first proposition and i think that's one of the problems that mccain had. i liked governor palin, i have met her, i know her. she's an attractive candidate. but based on her background, she was only governor for two years, i don't think she passed that test of being ready to take over. and i think that was a mistake. >> for more from my interview with former vice president cheney tune in to "good morning america," "world
, for george w. bush, how do you explain why governor romney hasn't put out more of his tax returns? >> i have seen this with candidates and i saw this with dwi with president bush, that came out late in the campaign. and a number of other candidates that i worked for. i think it's two things. first, obviously, there's something there. if not he would say, have at it. that compromises what he said in the past about something. but i think the bigger thing is, it's arrogance. many of these politicians think, i can get away with it. i don't have to do this. that in the end is the problem that sort of walk into these, i don't have to do this, i can address in some other way. if everything was fine, he would have been out there. >> i want to get to donna, you're nodding your head. >> mitt romney released all that's necessary for people to understand something about my finances, end quote. something is a pregnant word. the cost of not releasing the returns are clear, therefore, he must have calculated that there are higher costs in releasing them. >> and he's going to tough it out. >> drip, drip, th
'll follow that development throughout the morning. >>> former president george w. bush used a rare interview to talk in depth about his post-presidential life. mr. bush told a think tank in dallas he would much rather focus on policy as opposed to politics. he called his eight years in the white house awesome and says he has no desire for fame or power anymore. >> i crawled out of the swamp, and i'm not crawling back in. and, you know, i'm interested in politics. i'm a serpt of mitt rsupporter romney. i hope he does well, but he doon well without me. >> the former president also said he wished his namesake tax cuts were no longer called the bush tax cuts. if they were anyone else's tax cuts there wouldn't be a debate about whether to let them expire. >>> as for the presidential race, mitt romney's campaign could be making an announcement any time now about the candidate's running mate. it's an important strategic political decision. abc's jonathan karl reports on romney's new short list. >> reporter: who is he going to pick? that was the question to mitt romney again today. this time from a
. >> reporter: in 2005, george w. bush presented him with the medal of freedom. >> it was about a little town and all the people who lived in it. all those sweet shows, they just came with the territory. >> reporter: griffith died in his home state of north carolina, at the age of 86. leaving memories of warm sunshine and good times along the country road of anyone's dream. that same interview, andy griffith said they had a rule on the show, if the joke made a liar out of a character, they got rid of it. if they did that for "modern family," it would last about 15 minutes and be as fun as a civil war documentary. >> chris connelly, a wonderful piece. thank you. >>> i'm going to go with disturbing news if you're headed to the beach this holiday. it's unusual to have shark sightings on both coasts. they've been sighted off cape cod in the east and san diego in the west. abc's david wright has the story. >> shark. >> reporter: merely mention a great white shark, people mentally add in the soundtrack to "jaws." this fourth of july, that scary music can scare you, with shark sightings on both coas
, but at this point in george w. bush's first term even more jobs were lost. accurate or not you will see more and more ad like those because the campaigns both of them are convinced they're working. jonathan carl, abc news, washington. >>> we had this discussion, too, people hate to see the negative ads. get bombarded in the swing states. you see them because they work and are effective here. a tough stat, 63% think the country headed in the wrong direction. the president taking a big hit in the poll, health care, immigration. two issues, the supreme court ruled on. amazingly despite all that, still a dead heat. >> i know. and i think what's significant to me at least you have these campaign ad and some of the allegations are not true. they're false. what about the fact checking. isn't that irresponsible? >> it is. but, people -- that's why it is important for the media and factcheck.org, politico, hold on, do the fact checks. pay attention to those reports more than the ad themselves. that's where you will get -- no matter what side you are on, some of the truth, the real truth really comes
. former president george w. bush will not be attending the republican convention next month. he said he prefers to stay out of politics. what did he call it -- >> getting out of the swamp not crawling back in. but his wife laura stepped into the public eye, in washington, attending a conference on aids. >> reporter: i was surprised to see that neither you or president bush are going to the republican convention. >> that's right. >> reporter: why is that? >> both bushs are not going. george's dad played the age card. he loves to say that. we just felt like we will, be watching from the sidelines. >> reporter: she is not afraid to talk on republican whose want to cut foreign aid. >> it's in our moral interest as a country. the wealthiest country in the world. and we still are the wealthiest country in the world to -- to help other people if we can. >> reporter: as president her husband launched a $15 billion effort to fight aids in africa something that caused elton john this week to tell us bush had done more to fight aids than any other president. >> i didn't like his policies. when i m
. something like that. >> we all remember you did george w. bush so well. >> oh, thank you. >> do you miss him? >> that was fun -- do i miss him, first of all? >> yes. >> yes. i dream about him a lot. usually in his boxer shorts. no, but i got to go out on such a high with that in terms of doing the broadway show that i got to do. and it is -- it is really fun to play a president, especially in the spotlight of "saturday night live." but i've moved on. you've retired? >> yeah. >> he's retired. so have you. "the campaign" is fantastic. >> thank you. >> it opens nationwide august 9. coming up, lisa and her husband lost over 100 pounds. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. good morning. .nd pamela brown it is a 8:27. arlington house approval from the county board. reported, the board voted the plan, the street cars with trouble along columbia to northern virginia and community colleges. to be worked has out. meantime, bob mcdonnell requesting a federal assistance. money would help reimburse agencies.state the storms on june 29, 30 and during a heat wave contributing to 15 deaths. many
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